Hollywood Vice Sqaud

views updated

Hollywood Vice Sqaud ★ 1986 (R)

Explores the lives of Hollywood police officers and the crimes they investigate. Contains three different storylines involving prostitution, child pornography, and organized crime. The film can't decide to be a comedy send-up of crime stories or a drama and is also crippled by a poor script. Written by the real-life chief of the Hollywood Vice Squad. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Trish Van Devere, Ronny Cox, Frank Gorshin, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Carrie Fisher, Ben Frank, Robin Wright Penn; D: Penelope Spheeris; W: James J. Docherty; M: Michael Convertino.